Theda Skocpol: “Probing the Institutional Roots of Politics”

  title={Theda Skocpol: “Probing the Institutional Roots of Politics”},
  author={Margaret M. Weir},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  pages={769 - 772}
  • M. Weir
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Political Science
  • PS: Political Science & Politics
APSA president Theda Skocpol's research has had a profound intellectual influence that crosses disciplinary boundaries and spans several subfields in political science, including comparative politics, comparative-historical analysis, and American politics. Her work addresses major questions about politics and social organization in a remarkably diverse range of empirical settings. What are the causes of major social revolutions, such as the French, Russian, and Chinese revolutions? What is… 
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